Wapato, Washington Population 2021

4,970
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Wapato is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 4,970, it is the 124th largest city in Washington and the 4785th largest city in the United States. Wapato is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -0.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,997 in 2010. Wapato reached it's highest population of 5,079 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Wapato has a population density of 4,203 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wapato is $54,896 with a poverty rate of 30.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $112,400. The median age in Wapato is 25.8 years, 23.3 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.5 males.

Wapato Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wapato was:

  • White: 60.09%
  • Native American: 17.77%
  • Other race: 16.43%
  • Two or more races: 4.46%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
The current population of Wapato, Washington is 4,970, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,030.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,997.

Wapato, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02960.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native89617.77%
Some Other Race82816.43%
Two or More Races2254.46%
Asian551.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.12%
Black or African American20.04%
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Wapato Population by Race

Wapato Population Pyramid 2021

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Wapato Median Age

25.8


Total

23.3


Male

28.9


Female

Wapato Adults

There are 3,272 adults, (397 of whom are seniors) in Wapato.

Wapato Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wapato Sex Ratio

Female

2,441

48.42%

Male

2,600

51.58%

Wapato Population by Age

Wapato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wapato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.6%40.4%
Male52.6%47.4%
All49.8%50.2%
Female41.3%58.7%
Non Family26.8%73.2%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wapato Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2793.8649.8
Married6544.3559.6
Female3413.8441.3
Non Family1681.2526.8
Male1164.9152.6

4.06

Average Family Size

3.86

Average Household Size

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Wapato Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81331.55%
9th to 12th Grade46017.85%
High School Graduate82832.13%
Some College31212.11%
Associates Degree622.41%
Bachelors Degree642.48%
Graduate Degree381.47%
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Wapato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wapato Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,96088069
Other Race49922429
Native American3652287
White2271648
Multiple Races666615
Asian191910
Islander66
Black2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.63%.

Wapato Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,029$29,506$21,622
Less Than High School$21,637$26,042$16,926
High School Grad$29,469$37,027$24,321
Some College$29,821$29,598$30,231
Bachelors Degree$41,071$46,625$29,028
Graduate Degree$15,625$$

$26,029

Average Earnings

$29,506

Average Male

$21,622

Average Female

Wapato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wapato Language by Age

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Wapato Language

35.43% of Wapato residents speak only English, while 64.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.10% of the population.

Wapato Language

Wapato Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,9231,13528.93%
Native88250156.80%
Other82417421.12%
Multiple2232913.00%
White2282711.84%
Asian551120.00%

30.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.10%

Male Poverty Rate

29.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wapato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wapato is Native, with 56.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wapato is White, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.77%.

Wapato Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.71%
Some College14.99%
High School12.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wapato Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.47%
Female Unemployed46.92%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed9.60%

Wapato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wapato Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,772$54,896
Families$40,110$55,384
Married Families$44,821-
Non Families-$35,186
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Income by Household Type

Wapato Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wapato Married by Age and Sex

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Wapato Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wapato Marital Status by Race

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Wapato Marital Status

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66

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War28
Vietnam23
First Gulf War8
World War II
Korea

Wapato Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
65 to 7420
55 to 6418
75+
35 to 54

Wapato Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic301.19%
White301.45%
Other203.37%
Indian163.43%

Wapato Veterans by Race

Wapato Veterans by Education

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14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wapato Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wapato Employment by Age

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Wapato Employment by Race

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Wapato Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.71%

Born in Washington

70.76%

Native Born

29.24%

Foreign Born

21.38%

Non Citizen

7.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.76% of Wapato residents were born in the United States, with 56.71% having been born in Washington. 21.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wapato Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,970-20-0.40%
20204,990-20-0.40%
20195,010-20-0.40%
20185,030-10-0.20%
20175,040-7-0.14%
20165,047130.26%
20155,034-2-0.04%
20145,036-10-0.20%
20135,046-15-0.30%
20125,061-18-0.35%
20115,07950.10%
20105,0744921.03%
20004,5827871.90%
19903,7954881.39%
19803,3074661.53%
19702,841-296-0.99%
19603,137-48-0.15%
19503,1850.00%

Wapato Population by Year